Bishop Museum is the largest museum in the state and the premier natural and cultural history institution in the Pacific, recognized throughout the world for its cultural collections, research projects, consulting services and public educational programs. It also has one of the largest natural history specimen collections in the world. Serving and representing the interests of Native Hawaiians is a primary purpose of the Museum.
Built in 1937 as the Honolulu home of Doris Duke (1912-1993), Shangri La was inspired by Duke’s extensive travels throughout North Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia, and reflects artistic and architectural collections and designs from these regions. The museum is a program of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation through the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.
HoMA includes a museum, an art school, the HoMA Café and Coffee Bar, and the HoMA Shop.
Hawai‘i’s culture hub dedicated to creating relevant and transformative experiences through the study, preservation, presentation and creation of art.